Verizon Communications IncVZ:NYQ

49.61
0.290 / 0.58 %
12.32m
0.26 %
0.3348
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Consensus recommendation

As of May 22, 2015, the consensus forecast amongst 32 polled investment analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Sep 18, 2012. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Verizon Communications Inc..

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Buy9
Outperform7
Hold13
Underperform2
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Research Reports

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Share price forecast

The 23 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc. have a median target of 52.00, with a high estimate of 57.00 and a low estimate of 41.00. The median estimate represents a 4.82% increase from the last price of 49.61. View Full Financials

High+14.9 %57.00
Med+4.8 %52.00
Low-17.4 %41.00

Dividends

In 2014, Verizon Communications Inc reported a dividend of 2.14 USD, which represents a 3.13% increase over last year. The 24 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.22 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 3.93%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+3.13 %
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Earnings history & estimates

On Apr 21, 2015, Verizon Communications Inc. reported 1st quarter 2015 earnings of 1.02 per share. This result exceeded the 0.95 consensus of the 24 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's 1st quarter results by 12.09%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Jul 21, 2015. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+5.31 %

Verizon Communications Inc. reported annual 2014 earnings of 3.35 per share on Jan 22, 2015. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+11.08 %
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Revenue

Verizon Communications Inc. had 1st quarter 2015 revenues of 31.98bn. This missed the 32.28bn consensus estimate of the 21 analysts following the company. This was 3.64 % below the prior year's 1st quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+0.98 %

Verizon Communications Inc. had revenues for the full year 2014 of 127.08bn. This was 5.42% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.50 %
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